Politics

The Unsurprising Possibility that the Court Could Strike Down the ACA

The legal health care battle is foremost a political match, which means precedents don't matter quite as much.

More God Stuff

A discussion about the secular movement.

History Lessons

There are good reasons for why the death of Trayvon Martin has sparked outrage among African Americans.

Drug Tests for Everyone!

First it's the welfare recipients, then the state workers, and now, in Colorado, maybe even state legislators. 

Today in Facts About Black People

Jonah Goldberg doesn't know as much as about black life as he presumes.

Will Marco Rubio Win Latino Votes? Probably Not.

Republicans shouldn't bank their hopes for winning Latino voters on the young Florida senator.

"All of the Above" on Energy

Today's Balance Sheet: New developments on the energy front

It's Only Okay If You're Mitt Romney

The former Massachusetts governor criticizes President Obama for mimicking his campaign strategy.

Americans Prefer Having Cake, Eating It

Sometimes you have to just ignore public opinion.

Americans Want Out of Afghanistan

A new poll finds the public has grown weary of the decade-long conflict.

One Nation, Not Under God

Even as the GOP candidates tout their Christian credentials, secularism continues to grow in America.

Most Voters Aren't Stupid

Journalists explaining public knowledge of 2012's big issues should take a cue from academics who have been studying this for years.

Why "Obamacare" (the Name) Won't Matter

Believe it or not, we'll stop talking about it in a few years.

Pre-Game's Over. Now Begins the Health-Care Fight.

DAY 1: The Affordable Care Act armageddon arrives in full red-and-blue fury tomorrow. Today was just the opening shot. 

How to Forecast an Election

Flaws in the "fundamentals"-based approach.

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